Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: STEM Festival Tonight 7pm

Jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) make up an increasing percentage of occupations, with an estimated 800,000 new STEM jobs expected over the next ten years. These jobs range from computer programmers to architects, cartographers to astronomers, manufacturing technicians to agricultural engineers. Nearly all STEM occupations have wages above the national average.   Unfortunately, Hispanics continue to be […]

Year of the Woman: Virtual Roundtable Saturday Oct 17th

Saturday’s Agenda Opening and Welcome  – Wynne Briscoe Words of Encouragement – Wynne Briscoe Staff Introduction – Wynne Briscoe Messages of Inspiration/Encouragement/Guidance – Panelists Q & A – All Wrap up Click here to Register Please Note We ask that you log in by 1:45pm. You will be called upon in alphabetical order by last […]

Updates from the SBA

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and administrative relief to America’s smallest businesses while also ensuring sound stewardship of taxpayer dollars. Learn more Celebrating […]

Economic Development Week

Mark your calendars for Economic Development Week 2020! Join MEDA October 19-23, 2020 in recognizing the dedicated work of economic developers and heralding the significant projects that have made Maryland a great place. This week will serve as a kickoff to Economic Development Week – 2020 Edition.   Are you planning a virtual, hybrid or […]

Consumer Alert: Utility Shut-Off Notices

Utility Shut-Off Notices Begin Again: What To Do if You Receive One As of October 1, 2020, utility companies in Maryland may once again started sending utility shut-off notices to consumers. However, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has prohibited residential utility shut-offs, including gas, water, and electric services, from occurring until at least November […]

Hello Alice Newsletter: Grants, Project Management Guide, and More

The Memo: Weekly Newsletter from Hello Alice. Some of the featured content from this week’s Hello Alice include: Mastering Project Management Guide NAACP and Hello Alice Partnership Information $25k NAACP Powershift Grant $10K Grant: BeyGOOD Black-Owned Small Business Impact Fund $10K Grant: KKR Small Business Builders Round 1 Deadline Please click here to view the […]

Updates from the Economic Development Advisory Board

Nonprofits Reminder – The Federal Reserve’s Main Street Lending Program expanded from offering loans to businesses to also accepting loan applications to assist nonprofits experiencing cash flow problems due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Main Street Lending Program is designed to help credit flow to small-and medium-sized … nonprofit organizations that were in sound financial condition […]